Many years back -not sure how many and I don’t want to think about it right now because it makes me feel old(er)- I attended a weekend seminar. I had been saving my money, and time for this adventure, and I wasn’t the only one. Everybody seemed excited about the topics, the speakers and our surroundings. Continue reading
My husband is a picky eater. He searches for fat around the meat and pushes food, which he thinks might not please him, to the side. “I cannot stand the texture of fat,” he says, and I can see the disgust on his face when he looks at my marbled ribeye. Continue reading
I was raised right between Italy and Austria. “So, where did you go to school,” people often asked me and my answer confused them even more. I went to school in the South of Germany, three hours away from the small village that I called home. Like life wasn’t complicated enough the way it was. Continue reading
“It is believed that the onion originally came from India. In Egypt, it was an object of worship —why I haven’t been able to find out. From Egypt the onion entered Greece and on to Italy, thence into all of Europe.” — Better Living Cookbook Continue reading
All day long she sat in her small tower and watched the horizon. She had the harbor log, knew the names and the origins of the ships that arrived that day. Continue reading
Are you a traveler or a homebody?
I am a retired traveler. I traveled the world, and now I like being at home -but I start to get antsy. The right lottery numbers and we will become gypsies. 🙂 Continue reading
I recall so many great moments in my life, and many of them only happened because I trusted in the people around me and I trusted in myself. Continue reading
List 2 things you have to be happy about?
My husband and my sense of humor. I am entirely grateful for both. They make me happy, and make life easier. Continue reading